“So here are the reasons I talk to strangers: because I never know what might happen, because the world is full of surprises; because the very thing I am most worried about might turn into the thing I need the most.”—Camille Dungy


Also, I am going to hear her read (and see her too, on Zoom) this afternoon with two other poets, Dorianne Laux and Joe Millar at 3:00 as part of Alaska Quarterly Review’s 40th anniversary celebration literary series with the Anchorage Museum. All of events are free and are recorded and on the AQR website, too. The readings happen many Sundays through April. Join us?